Vladimir Putin is the man American's love to hate.
In fact, even Superman battled with him in his comic book; look out, Lex Luthor, Putin is taking over.
And although this sounds like a joke, here's an image from the comic book (copyright of course of conglomerate DC Comics/AT&T/Time-Warner/CNN—those nice guys):
The power of American propaganda was discussed in this article on Southfront.org:
CALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE – WHITE HELMETS, "BANA AL-ABED" AND KILLING "EVIL RUSSIANS. The YouTube video (and the way things are going who knows how long it will stay on the site) is below; it discusses everything from the comic book to The White Helmets and the recent video game: